One Call Away

The following organization offers assistance to individuals throughout the Columbus, MS area:

If you're in need of assistance, help is now just one call away! Through their 24-hour teleministry service, CONTACT HELPINE provides assistance to callers who need help in dealing with a problem or crisis situation. The teleministry service is available to individuals of all ages who are:
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• Overwhelmed by life's troubles
• Discouraged in crisis situations and have nowhere else to turn
• Faced with ordinary problems of life
• Lonely and in need of someone to talk with

In addition to providing telephone crisis intervention services, CONTACT HELPLINE is also an initial point of contact to the entire range of available community resources. As the Information and Referral network for eight county areas, they connect individuals in need to other local agencies and services that provide food, shelter, clothing, financial assistance and a variety of other services.

CONTACT HELPLINE also offers a Reassurance Contact service for senior citizens and individuals with disabilities. The goal of the Reassurance Contact service is to help senior citizens and individuals with disabilities to continue to live safely and independently in their homes as long as possible. Through Reassurance, program participants receive a daily call from CONTACT HELPLINE staff. The purpose of the call is to ensure that each program participant is okay and if needed, remind them of medications that they may need to take. Staff members also offers a listening ear and talks with each participant to develop a friendship with each participant so they won't feel alone.

CONTACT HELPLINE provides services to Choctaw, Clay, Lowndes, Monroe, Noxubee, Oktibbeha, Webster and Winston counties. For more information about the services and programs of CONTACT HELPLINE, call (662) 327-2968.


If you or a loved one has a disability and need assistance in applying for Social Security Disability benefits, contact The Cochran Firm Disability Lawyers at 1-800-THE-FIRM (1-800-843-3476). We are available day or night to help you receive the Social Security benefits that you deserve.


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